Example sentences for: abstruse

How can you use “abstruse” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As history grew more and more abstruse in the '60s and '70s, historians ceded the role of public intellectual to journalists.

  • There are many extremely abstruse notions in linguistics, and if any one might find useful a brief summarization [ sic ] of many of the linguistic philosophies of the past 150 years, this is a convenient, minimalist approach.

  • … A profile of Center for Biological Diversity leader Kierán Suckling details his successful environmental extremism, founded oddly on abstruse lit-crit theory.

  • Inevitably, one encounters articles on relatively abstruse subjects that, owing to concision, are not easily understood, chiefly because they assume a level of sophistication not necessarily possessed by the user.

  • The reason: an abstruse quarrel over abortion funding.


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